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I can't get rid of the margins when i print something

How can i get the margins to leave my printed page, i am not mr. computer but i did check all the page set up options, i think? can anybody help me please...i have a xerox phaser 8500n thanks francesco

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I'm guess you are printing from MS Word? Click File the "Page Setup" Click the layout tab the far right then go to the bottom and click borders and select the NONE option. You should have your borders removed!! =) That is if that is the type of border you are talking about.


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